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Month of: July 2016


Date: 7/6/2016


Call to Order: 7:11 p.m.


Attendees: 11Full members in Attendance

Full Members: Brian Carberry, Janet Carberry, Kathy Norfleet, Bonnie Hale, Carolyn Clarke, Kendall Clarke, Rebecca McCarty, Pat Robinson, Laraine Guidry, Nicole Guirdy, and Carlene McKinnel.


Roll call of minutes: Minutes from June meeting were approved as read. Motion: Kathy, 2nd: Bonnie


President’s Report: Janet

• Only one more meeting before the show

• MKC is “Looking Forward, not Back”

• Volunteer Raffle will again be in place for our show. Grand prize will be minimum value of $75.00. Other prizes will be available. 2 hours of volunteering = 1 chance


Corresponding Secretary Report: Carolyn

Received notice that PO Box was due


Treasurer’s Report: Pat

Reported we have $18,267.35 in treasury including $284.51 in Relief Fund


Committee Reports: (President asked all members to please hold their questions or comments until the Committee chair was done giving their report.)


Show: Becky

• All is set

• Kathy is doing hospitality

• Everyone is encouraged to help check rings

• Security & Cleanup – will check with Letty

• GSD – Fri & Sat during lunch

• Toy Specialty – Thurs afternoon

• Brian is doing Reserve Grooming layout

Questions: Kathy asked about dog walking area. – Becky said she will check with Coliseum about cordoning off the area.



Trophies: Kathy

• Done – just have details to finish

• Buying items to make the photo area look a little more “Gulf Coast”

• Letters for donations given to Nicole


Vendors: Janet (for Shirley)

• Shirley met with Gary in Biloxi and gave him Vendor Contracts

• Gary stated he should be able to secure approximately 15 vendors

• Will talk to him in a few weeks


Raffle: Pat

• Keep items coming

• Everything will be arranged in baskets this year except large items.


AKC Activity: Laraine

• Nothing at present.

• Next event will be Obedience at our show

• We are out of “Best in Match” ribbons


Legislative Update: Bonnie

• AKC site reports they are still trying to enforce dog breeding laws in Sarasota, FL.

• New Movie coming out about dog breeders. Asked club to purchase a copy.

o Available on demand

o Janet will check on options


AKC Update: Brian

• No meeting, nothing new


New Member voting: None


Old Business:

Becky – Move show date to Memorial Day Weekend

• Show dates will move to Memorial Day

• Monroe moved back to Labor Day

• MB-F cannot handle another show on Memorial Day. Will have to use Onofrio.

• AKC is providing special dispensation due to quick turn-around dates

• All Reserve Grooming, Eye Clinic, and Vendor info is being sent to Pat

o Pat will provide daily updates as they come in as appropriate


Wash Tubs – Pat: Purchased in storage unit


Training – Barbara (absent): carried over


New Business:




Adjournment: 8:17 p.m.

Motion: Nicole

2nd : Carolyn



It takes a big man to show a small dog,
It takes a REAL man to show a hairless one.

September 7, 2016 at 12:29 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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